The ORE Truck bed rack for HILTI from ORE Containers on Vimeo.
Are these really "The 13 Most Amazing Gardens in... →
Not sure, but I wouldn’t mind visiting them.
NYC’s Homeless Kitties to Get Awesome... →
Six of 2012’s Best Books About Cities →
Books focused on cities, their history, and development; may seem like a snooze fest, but learning of how a city lives (and can die) can truly be fascinating. It takes quite a bit to make it and keep it functioning. Article from citybreaths.com.
Why Solar Installations Cost More in the U.S. than... →
In 2011, residential solar system installers paid a little over $1.80 per watt for solar panels in both Germany and the United States. In Germany, installers added $1.20 to the cost of the solar panel to complete an installation. But in the U.S., they tacked on $4.36 per watt, more than three times as much.
DROP eco-hotel. Cool idea, zero environmental... →
Almere: Green and Sustainable →
Silly, Flight Delaying Bees →
Reminds me of our little Ore honey bees ;)
Common Spaces: Urbanism, Sustainability and the... →
The green movement teeters on the cusp of success. Whilst much more must be done to encourage cooperation and investment to deal with spiralling carbon emissions and the looming spectre of climate change, the proliferation of environmental concerns into all aspects of day to day life is almost complete.
Small, Quaint Garden Space. →
“I had several goes at the garden, and it was just a disaster,” says the affable, distinctly un-Hollywood Moore, gesturing toward her 1,000-square-foot Greenwich Village backyard. “It looked like a dog run. Tragic. Everything kept dying.” But salvation came when she was on a recent magazine photo shoot in a Manhattan apartment with outdoor space. “I fell instantly in love with the terrace and...
Spruce Up Your Planters for the Winter! →
*No pun intended. Okay, the spruce pun was a little bit intended.
Concrete tube for a living space? →
Love the reuse and/or prefab idea of this! Maybe it’s not so wonderful in actual practice, but until then…
Planter in Avant Garden Project →
These images are from a project that incorporated our planters in San Anselmo, CA. Great place to have a get together!
A House Built Around the Trees →
It’s wonderful when a house is built not only to incorporate the landscape, but emphasize it.
Storing Firewood - Bob Vila →
If you have got a wood burning fire pit or fireplace, here are some great tips for storing the wood.
Local Project Wall Street Journal Feature →
We worked with Pollard Architects on the home featured in this link. Very beautiful house with a view to die for!
Urban Air concept. This seems like a great idea, especially in a city that has as much pollution as Los Angeles. How lovely would it be looking at plants while driving, as opposed to billboards about cheek implants and injury lawyers (even as dashing as they are)? Less of a distraction, better air quality, etc. How about it, Utah??
Want to see what a day in the shop is like?
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.– Victor Hugo
Beautiful Pool and Landscape →
By Lewis Aquatech. No work would get done at this home, too much surrounding beauty to stare at.
Pixel School →
“It’s only fitting that a university specializing in technology and design would have a building inspired by a digital measurement – the pixel. The sprawling Swanston Academic Building is a pixellated reflection of the cityscape surrounding it, and with a squint of the eye the scene seems to blend seamlessly.” How could you not get the creative juices flowing here?
A man doesn’t plant a tree for himself. He plants it for his posterity.– Alexander Smith
Salt Lake Design Week Photos →
Check ‘em out. Shane and Gen are in a few too! Pecha-Kucha was such a good time. We highly recommend it, if there is an event near you. If not, there are ways to create one. Go to http://www.pecha-kucha.org/night/ for more info on PK.
Plants Incorporated With the Home →